[Premium Times] Members of the recently inaugurated election tribunal were constituted by Walter Onnoghen before he was suspended under controversial circumstances as the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), PREMIUM TIMES has learnt.
[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -The demonstrations, demanding the immediate and unconditional step-down of Al Bashir and his regime from power continued on Friday. More are planned for the rest of this week.
[Daily Trust] A new report has ranked Lagos ahead of Abuja fourth among the ten wealthiest cities in Africa with a cumulative wealth of $108 billion.
[VOA] South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) celebrated its anniversary this week by counting the party’s successes in the past 25 years.
[Monitor] Kampala -The Leader of Opposition in Parliament, Ms Betty Aol Ochan, yesterday decried the infighting among opposition actors as she launched an outreach to charm peers in the struggle to remove President Museveni from power.
[The Herald] The Ambrose Mutinhiri-led National Patriotic Front has disbanded and its officials are rejoining Zanu-PF after realising that the events that led to the removal of the Robert Mugabe-led government in November last year were in the best interests of the country.
[Nation] Michael Oyamo, the main suspect in the murder of Rongo University student Sharon Otieno, has been denied bail.
THE shifting sands of the Sahara have long been crossed by trade and smuggling routes. Traffickers send people and drugs north over the desert. But they have a problem: what to put in the empty trucks going back?
[Shabelle] Police have offered a Sh10million bounty on the heads of five wanted terror suspects.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Mauritania was the last country in the world to abolish slavery in 1981, and has one of the highest rates of slavery in the world